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Assault Defense Attorneys in Stuart, FL

Stuart, FL Assault & Battery Defense Lawyers

If you’ve been accused of or charged with assault and battery, you need strong legal representation right away. Regardless of how complex your situation may be, we can efficiently walk you throughout the legal process and ensure your rights are completely protected.

For proficient, personalized and aggressive representation, visit ADL Law, P.A. today. Our Stuart assault and battery attorneys are highly skilled in this area of law and has a long track record of success. Backed by years of in-depth legal experience and even more years spent working on the police force, our founding attorney can provide you with relentless and proficient legal services.

What Is Assault & Battery?

Assault and battery mean two different things, although the terms are often used interchangeably.

  • Assault essentially occurs when one person threatens another person with physical harm either verbally or physically. Regardless of whether the first person follows through on their threat, their threatening actions constitute assault.
  • Battery is similar to assault but differs in the fact that battery includes actual physical harm being inflicted.

The penalties for these types of violent crimes are severe and often result in:

  • Felony convictions
  • Exorbitant fines
  • Extensive prison time

Assault & Battery Penalties in Florida

The penalties for battery and assault can be increased depending on the specific circumstances of the offense. These penalties are increased when the offenses are moved up to either aggravated battery or aggravated assault.

Aggravated battery occurs when the offense results in the permanent disfigurement of the victim or when the act involves the use of a deadly weapon.

Aggravated assault is anytime an assault occurs in conjunction with a felony or when the assault involves the use of a deadly weapon. The penalties for aggravated crimes are much steeper than normal offenses.

  • Battery: First-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and $1,000 in fines
  • Assault: Second-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 60 days and $500 in fines
  • Aggravated battery: Second-degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and $10,000 in fines
  • Aggravated assault: Third-degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and $5,000 in fines

Get Started on Your Assault & Battery Defense

When you retain our legal representation, you get an entire team of legal professionals that are dedicated to helping you get the results you need. We will defend you every step of the way and provide you with well-informed advice at every stage of the legal process. You can count on us.

To schedule a case evaluation with our Stuart assault and battery defense attorneys, contact us today at (772) 210-9097.

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Why Choose ADL Law, P.A.?
  • We Put Our Clients First

    Clients are our top priority. We find great satisfaction in getting them through their legal troubles as quickly as possible in order for them to move on with their lives.

  • Licensed Legal Professional

    Attorney Less is a proud member of the Florida State Bar, as well as licensed Federally, proving that he is more than qualified to handle your criminal defense or family law case.

  • Attention to Detail

    Meaningful outcomes are determined by the strategy and quality of preparation. We are here to make sure every base is covered.

  • Safeguarding Your Best Interests

    We always keep the best interests of you and your loved ones as the foundation of your case, especially your children.

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